USB 3.0

PhotoFast GM2 SFV1 256GB SSD upgrade kit for 11.6″ MacBook Air outed

PhotoFast GM2 SFV1 256GB SSD upgrade kit for 11.6″ MacBook Air outed

iFixit weren't exactly impressed with the new MacBook Air's upgrade potential, with Apple soldering the RAM into place and using a non-standard SSD, but that hasn't stopped PhotoFast from coming out with a new accessory.  The GM2 SFV1 offers 256GB for your 11.6-inch Air (for which Apple only offers a 128GB option), as well as bundling a USB 3.0 adapter to make the most of the SSD you've removed.

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HP debuts new pocket size USB 3.0 portable HDD

HP debuts new pocket size USB 3.0 portable HDD

HP has announced a new small and compact portable HDD that is perfect for pairing with notebooks that user's take with them on the road a lot. The small HDD can be had in 500GB, 750GB, and 1TB capacities and the drive features USB 3.0 connectivity for faster backups. The drive is also USB 2.0 compatible.

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ASUS O!Play HD2 detailed; launches this week for £109

ASUS O!Play HD2 detailed; launches this week for £109

It's been a while since we've heard from ASUS about their USB 3.0 toting O!Play HD2 multimedia center, but now - with the launch tipped for this week - the company is being a little more forthright about the specifications.  Supporting USB 2.0 and eSATA external drives, the ASUS O!Play HD2 also has an internal 3.5-inch hard-drive bay and can be used as a regular USB 3.0 external HDD in its own right.

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Cirago CST6000 USB 3.0 portable HDD lands

Cirago CST6000 USB 3.0 portable HDD lands

The number of external storage solutions that use the USB 3.0 port is growing every day. The latest USB 3.0 storage offering comes from Cirago and is called the CST6000. The drive uses USB 3.0 connectivity and has a small, pocketsize chassis. The device is backwards compatible with older USB ports as well.

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